There's a narrow band of clearer water around the rocky point that Card Is fishing. That band is getting narrower by the minute as the wind is pushing muddy water toward it.
Card boats a smallmouth that had him culling. He likely has more than 12 pounds now. He confirms that he is throwing a swim jig.
Card catches two more keeper smallies on consecutive casts, but neither is big enough to cull.
"My frog area is trashed with mud," he says.